Dr. Nelson Kalil, MD

Dr. Nelson Kalil, MD

Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
Dr. Nelson Kalil, MD is an oncology specialist in Chevy Chase, MD and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Fac Med U Catolica Rio Grande Sul in 1982 and specializes in oncology, medical oncology, and more.

5454 Wisconsin Ave Ste 1300

Chevy Chase, MD 20815

Contact Information

(301) 657-8587

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Bone Cancer
very high
more than 91% of peers
Multiple Myeloma
more than 91% of peers
more than 57% of peers

Dr. Kalil's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

48  Conditions Treated


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2  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Fac Med U Catolica Rio Grande Sul
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Jackson Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Jackson Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Natl Cancer Inst
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kalil has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kalil's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kalil to family and friends
9 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Kalil's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

The doctor is nice but staff is very uncaring. One calls to leave an urgent a message to the doctor and you have to leave a message which they don't return .They actually don't care about the patients and they are very rude.
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Dr. Kalil is truly a wonderful doctor, knowledgeable, professional and caring. He serves his patients' interests first and foremost, as anyone who has taken the Hippocratic oath should do. He took the best care of my friend after a stroke, answered all our questions in a most courteous and...more
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Dr. Kalil is truly FOR the patient. I don't think it's easy for doctors to advocate for what is in their patients' best interest anymore, but Dr. Kalil is one of the FINEST patient advocates I have EVER had the privilege of meeting and working with.
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Wonderful doctor. Spends time with you and answers all your questions. He runs behind schedule because he gives everyone individual attention. No rushing to get you in and out.
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